A quote from Peter Drucker has stuck with me. In discussing leadership of employees in his 900 page tome on management, he notes that a most significant principle in management is to remember that people are weak, some of us are pitifully weak.Read the rest.
How do I shape my teaching of doctrine in light of the weakness of people? Jesus seems to have done so. H e did not break a bruised reed, or snuff out a smoking flax (Matt 12). I must as well.
I must study God’s Word and study God’s people — the reality of their weaknesses and limits. I must preach and minister the truth about a real God who brings redemptive power to real people in the midst of real life.
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Great leadership article here from Mark Lauterbach. Here is the conclusion: